Family:Whitney, James Robinson (1837-1901)

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James Robinson8 Whitney (James7, Jeremiah6, Hezekiah5, Hezekiah4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of James7 and Sally Ann (Coutant) Whitney, was born 15 Apr 1837, Esopus, NY, and died 19 Jun 1901, Frontier Co., NE.[1]

He married, 15 Sep 1858, Poughkeepsie, NY, Ruth Flagler, daughter of Zachariah Solomon and Patience (Wilkinson) Flagler. She was born 21 Jan 1837, Poughkeepsie, NY, and died 29 Dec 1917, Frontier Co., NE.[2]

They lived at Aurora, IL, in 1859; at Beekman, NY, in 1860 and 1861; at Great Bend, PA, in 1862 and 1863; at Ackley, IA, in 1864 and 1865; and since that in Nebraska, in the towns of Nemaha, Benton, Humboldt, and Bratton, which last was their home in Nov 1874.

This family are buried in Farnam Cemetery, Frontier Co., NE.

Children of James Robinson8 and Ruth (Flagler) Whitney:

i. John F.9 Whitney, b. ca. Sep 1859, NY; m. Maggie B. -----.
ii. Anna Mary Whitney, b. Jan 1861, NY; m. 1892, James A. Taylor.
iii. Laura Adeline Whitney, b. 24 Nov 1868, Nemaha Co., NE; d. 4 Apr 1951, White Cloud, MI; m. 3 Jul 1888, Humboldt, NE, Ai Alvin Babcock; res. Russell, Fairview, and North Loup, NE.
iv. Vincent G. Whitney, b. 25 Jun 1881, NE; d. 4 May 1967, Frontier Co., NE;[3] m. Maud L. -----, b. 20 Mar 1887, d. 22 Jan 1956, Russell, NE.

Census

433 429 James Whitney 58 M - Farmer N.Y. Sally A. Whitney 53 F - " Egbert Whitney 12 M - " Attended school Adeline Whitney 11 F - " Attended school 430 James R. Whitney 23 M - Farmer $3000 $685 " Ruth Whitney 23 F - " John F. Whitney 9/12 M - " Mary Flagler 28 F - "

75 73 Whitney, J. R. 32 M W Farmer $4600 -- N.Y. -----, Ruth 32 F W Keeping house " -----, John F. 10 M W At School N.Y. -----, Anna M. 9 F W " " -----, Laura A. 2 F W " Currens, J. 28 M W Works on Farm Ill. Marfle, John 30 M W " Va.

James WHITNEY 43 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Ruth WHITNEY 43 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY John F. WHITNEY 20 Son M S W NY Works On Farm NY NY Mary WHITNEY 19 Dau F S W NY At Home NY NY Laura A. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W NE At School NY NY Candise MILLER 46 Oth F W B MS Works In House MS MS Henry MILLER 16 Oth M S B MS Works On Farm MS MS Martha MILLER 14 Oth F S B MS MS MS Francis MILLER 9 Oth F S B MS MS MS

28 28 Whitney, James R. Head W M Apr 1837 63 mar 40 New York New York New York Farmer, Farm -----, Ruth Wife W F Jan 1837 63 mar 40 6ch 4liv New York New York New York -----, Vincent G. Son W M Jun 1881 18 sgl Nebraska New York New York At school

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #10937275, James R. Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #10937271, Ruth Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #10937274, Vincent Whitney.


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